Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is using his wealth to help feed those in need.
He’s donating $100 million to the non-profit group Feeding America to help replenish its national network of food banks and pantries.
Jeff says food insecurity is a problem in the U.S. even during ordinary times, but “COVID-19 is amplifying that stress significantly.”
That’s because many non-profit food banks rely on donations of excess food from restaurants, and as you know … many restaurants are now closed. Bezos says to make matters worse, the supply is dwindling … but demand is going up.
That’s where his huge donation will come in “to support those on the front lines at our nation’s food banks and those who are relying on them for food.”
The Amazon boss joins a long list of celebs, athletes and companies donating millions to support coronavirus relief efforts … including Oprah’s $10 mil donation earlier Thursday.
Nice to see Jeff Bezos making headlines for something positive for once.